Mumps IgG

Mumps IgG

Laboratory Fee Schedule
Procedure #:  MCC0276A
CPT:  86735

Mumps IgG

Synonym(s):The Zeus Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA for Detection of IgG Antibodies to Mumps 

Requisition Form


Test Description

The Zeus ELISA is designed to detect IgG class antibodies Mumps in human sera.

Pre-Approval Needed


Supplemental Information Required


Supplemental Form(s)


Performed on Specimens from (sources)


Sample/Specimen Type for Testing


Minimum Volume/Size Required

1.0 mL

Storage/Preservation Prior to Shipping

Sample can be stored at room temperature for no longer than 8 hours or between 2 ̊C to 8 ̊C for up to 48 hours. If needed to be stored longer, freeze at -20 ̊C or colder.

Transport Medium


Specimen Labeling

At least 2 patient specific identifies: First and last name as one identifier and a DOB or a unique patient specific identifier (e.g. Medical Record number); must match information on submission form (G-2A).

Shipping and Specimen Handling Requirements

  • Ship according to Dangerous Goods Regulations. IATA, and/or CFR 49.
  • Handle as infectious agent using universal precautions. 
  • Triple contained in accordance with federal shipping regulations for infectious agents. 
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ELISA for the detection of IgG antibodies

Turn-around Time

2 working days


Gross hemolysis, lipemia, bacteria contamination

Common Causes for Rejection

Insufficient quantity, unacceptable specimen type or source, improper shipping conditions, expired media or collection container, discrepancies between specimen label and submission form, and/or incompletes or missing submission form 

Additional Information

Samples collected too early in the course of an infection may not have detectable levels of IgG, In such cases, a second sample may be collected after 2-7 weeks. 

Last updated November 12, 2021